Three cheers for the Rockford Icehogs after they shined some love on the women who help run their organization on National Girls and Women in Sports Day. 

While I may not be the best athlete around, most of my 34 years have included some athleticism.

From the time I was in kindergarten I was playing softball and trying my best to follow in my brothers' sporty footsteps.

While I somehow missed toddler soccer (my parents probably knew I wouldn't be good at running until my 30s), I played softball for almost a decade and a half, I played volleyball and I played basketball for the better half of my childhood, too. I loved being a part of a team and getting my head in the game, so much so that I even played in an intramural softball league this past summer.

So when a holiday like this rolls around, I'm excited to shine some light on it - today is National Girls and Women in Sports Day!

I loved seeing this pop up in my Facebook news feed from the Rockford Icehogs.

At first, I did a double take, are there any female Icehogs on the team?

It almost made me more proud to realize that no, there are not, but there are a TON of women who help that team succeed on and off the ice every day.

Congrats to the Icehogs for sharing this post and keep it up, ladies!

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